Elsewhere at Harvard

2017 Dec 21

History of Medicine: The Evolution of the Neurosciences and a New Egalitarian Style of Thinking on Difference and Neurological Diseases in Nigeria, 1962-1995

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Lahey Room, fifth floor, Countway Library of Medicine, Harvard Medical Area

Frank Blibo A.M., MTS, Th.M.: PhD Candidate, Department of the History of Science, Harvard University

Department of Postgraduate and Continuing Education, McLean Hospital and Center for the History of Medicine, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine present: ...

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2017 Dec 04

Divinity School: Boarding the Voyage: The Archive as Altar, Research as Ritual—An Evening with Robin Coste Lewis

5:15pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Sperry Room, Andover Hall, 45 Francis Ave., Cambridge, MA
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Sponsor Center for the Study of World Religions

Contact CSWR, 617.495.4476

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Robin Coste Lewis, National Book Award winner and poet laureate of Los Angeles, will give a talk and reading at the inaugural event in the Poetry, Philosophy, and Religion series at...

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2017 Nov 30

Divinity School: James Luther Adams in Unitarian Universalist History

7:00pm

Location: 

Sperry Room, Andover Hall, 45 Francis Ave., Cambridge, MA

Sponsor Harvard Divinity School and the James Luther Adams Foundation

Contact HDS Office of Academic Affairs: 617.495.4513

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From the Commission of Appraisal in 1936 to the Black Empowerment impulse of the 1960s, James Luther Adams was a significant shaper of Unitarian and Unitarian Universalist institutions. And as a social ethicist, he helped envision the new national and international institutions that emerged in the post-World War II period. Professor Dan McKanan’s lecture will explore the way Adams translated his theological and...

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2017 Nov 30

Divinity School: When the Elders of Zion Relocated to Eurabia: Conspiratorial Racialisation in Antisemitism and Islamophobia

5:15pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Common Room, CSWR, 42 Francis Ave., Cambridge, MA

Reza Zia-Ebrahimi
Associate Professor in History at King’s College London

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Zia-Ebrahimi builds on recent comparative research on antisemitism and Islamophobia to argue that the two display similar dynamics in representing their target population as a hostile race (a process referred to as ‘racialization’). His research suggests that conspiracy theories of the ‘world Jewish conspiracy’ type, and their Islamophobic equivalent, the ‘Islamisation of Europe’ type, are powerful enablers of racialization, something that the literature...

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2017 Dec 01

Davis Center: Teaching the Russian Revolution

8:30am to 4:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

 

Teacher Workshop

Russian Revolution Centenary Programming

 

One hundred years later, we will gather to discuss the Russian Revolution, its direct and indirect international effects, and how to bring this content into K-14 classrooms. 

Speaker(s): 

Historical Significance of the Revolution 100...

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2017 Nov 28

Davis Center: Patriotism Revisited: Anthropological Sketches from Moscow Streets

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S354, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

The 2017–2018 Fellows Seminar is coordinated by Professors Stephanie Sandler and Terry Martin.

Speaker(s): 

Hayk Anoushavan Demoyan, Director, Armenia Genocide Museum-Institute, National Academy of Sciences of Armenia...

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2017 Nov 30

Borders in Modern Asia: "On the March," a history of the 1963 Delhi-to-Peking Friendship March following the 1962 India-China War

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall Lower Library, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge

Please join us for the fourth session of the GSAS Borders in Modern Asia Seminar Series. Lydia Walker, PhD Candidate in History, Harvard University, will workshop her paper, "On the March," a history of the 1963 Delhi-to-Peking Friendship March following the 1962 India-China War.

The seminar will be in Robinson Lower Level Library on Thursday, November 30, 4-6 pm. A light dinner will be served, and you are free to hang out and chat till 7 pm.

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